Notes 1:19 - Structural Factors Size of group which tends to affect Density of ties(average of bonds Frequency and intensity of rituals Closure of group

Notes 1:19 - Structural Factors Size of group which tends...

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Structural Factors: Size of group, which tends to affect: Density of ties (average # of bonds) Frequency and intensity of rituals Closure of group to outsiders Personal vs bureaucratic accountability Solidarity: Pride in group membership A social strength, solidity Made of confidence, trust, faith, readiness to give to/fight for a group Result of social structure Mechanical Solidarity: Small local groups, familiarity Frequent, intense rituals focused on symbols of group strength Strong bounds against those nearby loyalty tradition sense of one right way 2. Bureaucracy, large organizations Rule from the desk, red tape
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